Guardian climbs TT$1, Scotia 99 cents

Guardian Holdings rallied $1 followed by Scotiabank with a 99 cents rise in trading ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, a day when the volume of stocks traded climbed 128 percent, with the value 136 percent more than on Tuesday and resulting in 23 securities trading compared with 17 on Tuesday, with prices of five stocks rising, six declining and 12 ending unchanged.
Investors traded 336,364 shares for $4,389,046 compared to 147,835 stock units at $1,859,999 on Tuesday.
An average of 14,625 units were traded at $190,828 compared to 8,696 shares at $109,412 on Tuesday, with trading month to date averaging 11,288 shares at $144,664, up from 10,793 units at $137,814 on the previous day. The average trade for August amounts to 14,526 shares at $195,195.
The Composite Index dipped 0.90 points to 1,203.28, the All T&T Index shed 1.75 points to 1,834.30, the SME Index remained at 66.38 and the Cross-Listed Index closed firm at 73.91.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s ended at $67 after investors ended trading 95 shares, Angostura Holdings ended at $20.05 after an exchange of 290 units, Ansa McAl remained at $54.05, with 194 stocks crossing the market, Ansa Merchant Bank ended at $42.20 as investors exchanged 49,822 stock units. First Citizens closed at $49.01 with stakeholders trading 846 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank ended at $7 with 20,000 stock units being traded, GraceKennedy closd at $3.27 in an exchange of 1,600 units, Guardian Holdings rallied $1 to close at $20 with 12 stocks changing hands. Guardian Media ended at $2 in switching owners of 127 stocks, JMMB Group popped 1 cent in closing at $1.35 after 193,158 stock units passed through the market, L.J. Williams B share gained 5 cents and ended at $2.55 with traders dealing in 10 stock units, Massy Holdings remained at $4.79 after 7,623 shares changed hands. National Enterprises skidded 14 cents to close at $3.59 after a transfer of 500 stocks, National Flour Mills ended at $1.53 with a transfer of 230 units, NCB Financial closed at $3 with shareholders swapping 15,871 shares, One Caribbean Media dipped 15 cents to $3.60 while exchanging 4,410 stock units. Point Lisas fell 33 cents to $3.07 with investors trading 1,085 stock units, Prestige Holdings fell 12 cents to end at $7.86 after 1,391 stocks changed hands, Republic Financial shed 25 cents to end at $125, with 8,835 shares changing hands, Scotiabank climbed 99 cents in closing at $73, with 3,370 units crossing the market. Trinidad & Tobago NGL popped 50 cents and ended at $13.50 after 26,580 units passed through the exchange, Unilever Caribbean remained at $11.99 after exchanging 20 stock units and West Indian Tobacco dipped 19 cents to $10.31 with investors dealing in 295 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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